No New Oil & Coal Petition

Prime Minister John Key and the New Zealand Government: We call on you to permanently STOP ALL plans to open up NZ’s coastal waters to offshore oil drilling and STOP ANY expansion of coal mining in NZ. We demand a clean energy future.

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Greenpeace is campaigning for climate solutions that will help us prosper without damaging the planet. By starting an energy revolution, protecting our forests and switching to smart farming we can protect our natural world for future generations.

Climate change is real. We're seeing the effects all around us - polar ice melting, sea level rising and extreme weather events. If we want to reduce the impact of climate change and have reliable energy sources, we must make changes, at a government and individual level.

Solutions to climate change and energy crises already exist - clean energy, energy efficiency and new environmentally sound technologies.

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5 reasons why the world needs a moratorium on new coal mines

Blog entry by Leanne Minshull | April 21, 2016

Only four months ago, the world recognised the need to limit global temperature rises to 1.5 degrees C. The Paris climate agreement signalled the end of the era of fossil fuels, particularly coal, the dirtiest source of power. But...

Coal is not LOL: 10 Reasons to Shut Huntly Coal

Blog entry by Kamal Sunker | March 23, 2016

New Zealand’s last remaining coal fired power station, Huntly, was due to be shut in 2018. But after colluding with other power companies in closed-door meetings, Huntly’s owner, Genesis Energy, is reconsidering those plans. We say...

Bill Mckibben calls on New Zealanders to take action at Auckland oil conference

Blog entry by Nick Young | March 17, 2016

2016 is already looking like it will top 2015 as the hottest year in recorded history.   Despite it being absolutely essential that we leave most of the world’s fossil fuels in the ground to avoid catastrophic climate change -...

Solar energy can change Greece

Blog entry by Anna-Maria Renner | March 2, 2016

Experiencing a beautiful 22 degrees °C sun in Rhodes, Greece brought to mind two thoughts:  1) “Yes, it is truly the Island of the Sun.”  2) “Yes, climate change is happening.” This led me to one conclusion: Solar power is the best...

Love the Oscars? You’ll love these environmental films too

Blog entry by Shuk-Wah Chung | March 1, 2016

Rising seas, severe droughts, catastrophic storms, people foraging for food. Sounds like a backdrop for a post-apocalyptic film but this is climate change, and it’s the real-life blockbuster happening right now. Whether it’s Al...

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